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Nov 5, 2013 4:00am PST
signatures supporting the move. league lawyers say critics of the nonprofit status are "misguided" steve job's legacy is "parked" in history. the garage where he and steve wozniak started apple has been named an historic site. the silicon valley structure built in 19-62 is where steve jobs grew up. it's owned by the jobs trust. the "jobs" garage is only 10 miles from the gargage where hewlett- packard got its start. it was granted landmark status in 2007. india launches an unmanned mission to mars today. the $73.5 million project is the nation's first interplanetary probe. if successful, the orbiter will reach mars in september of 2014. still to come... from humble beginnings to a sought after stock.... we track one of the fashion world's most sucessful ipos. plus...would you buy twitter stock on day one? you might want to hear our upcoming report before deciding.... and straight ahead...if you thought the housing crisis was over....think again. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ the housing crisis is far from over for some americans.. joining us now-- to take about the collateral dam
Nov 19, 2013 4:00am PST
warning flag. steve bernas is president and ceo of the bbb of nothern illinois. i was astounded at what customers can pay through the rent-to-own process. > >most customers are astounded by that. they don't realize that sometimes you can pay double of what it would cost you if you bought it outright first with cash. people have to be very careful and read the fine print on those contracts because they soemtimes lock you in sometimes through long term contracts. > >and some consumer groups say that the people least able to pay these high fees are the ones who are typically doing that. > >exactly. the advertisements are geared to those people that can't afford it unfortunately---the people that can't pay cash or don't save up for it. so you have to be very careful. it sounds good but you can end up paying double. > >for short term renting, it's probably okay as long as you return the tv set? > >short term is okay but it's gotta be very short term. and most consumers don't go full term with those contracts so be very careful how long you go. make certain that you can afford it as well. > >
Nov 20, 2013 4:00am PST
.yesterday, ceo steve ballmer gave his final remarks to shareholders before he leaves the positions. his comments moved chairman bill gates to tears. united continental has its sights set on saving. united is cutting back in an effort to save 2 billion dollars. the airline will re-route flights from asia to europe, to burn less fuel, and overhaul its website. there are no plans to reduce the workforce. united stock popped nearly 4%. on the news. a meeting on capitol hill proved beneficial to bitcoin investors. the virtual currency hit a new record high of 700 dollars in trading this week. after officials in a hearing on capitol hill backed bitcoin, testifying no new regulators will be needed to oversee it. some skeptics are wary the internet commerce is too complex. however lawmakers focused on "pros" of the system in yesterday's hearing. "some proponents -- now proponents believe that digital currencies can prove valuable to those in developing countries without access to stable financial systems. others believe it could prove to be the next generation payment system for retailers both online
Nov 4, 2013 4:00am PST
338 percent in the last seven years. steve sheldon is the president of rainbo records, a vinyl manufacturer that presses nearly 25,000 records a day. his company has been in the business since 1939, and says the demand for vinyl records is unlike anything they've seen in years. this year has been the busiest for uswere doing double what we were doing two years ago. capacity is at 100 percent. and it's about the 13-25 year old range that is making these hot off the press vinyls (throw record) fly off store shelves. it's a tangible item and they were brought up on virtual everything. i think they are enjoying handling the records, handling the jacket; the artwork on the album cover was always an attraction. here it is really awesome to see a 15 year old say "oh i just got a turntable for my first time, what do i buy?" and they are extremely excited about it. adrienne pearson works at amoeba records on sunset blvd in hollywood, california and says that record labels have worked in an extra incentive to buy vinyl. i could honestly say within the past 5 years vinyl record sales have
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